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Computer & CAD
General Architectural
Interview / Job Related Links
Licensing Requirements
Magazine
Masonry/Concrete
Miscellaneous
Professional Groups
Products
Software
Wood Structural
Design

Computer & CAD

AutoDesk Products
CAD Forum
Cadalyst
RevitCity.com
TenLinks.com (Thousands of CAD related sites)
AUGI

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General Architectural

AEC Info Center
Architectural Record
ARCAT - Products
Ask the Builder
Build
Design Build Network
Energy Star
Kitchen & Bath Business
Sweets Network
ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)
Wisconsin Department of Commerce (Codes)

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Interview / Job Related

Career Builder
Monster
e-Architect
WORKnet - State of Wisconsin - Dept. of Workforce Development - In-demand occupations - WI map
AIA Career Center
TechConnect
US Dept. of Labor - Occupational Outlook Handbook
How to Tie a Necktie

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Licensing Requirements

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

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Magazines

Architect Magazine
Architectural Record
Builder Magazine
Cadalyst
Masonry Magazine
Modern Steel Construction
Traditional Building Magazine
Wood Design & Building

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Masonry/Concrete

Concrete Construction
Wells Concrete
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Concrete Masonry OnLine (National Concrete Masonry Society)
DUROWAL - Wall Reinforcement
County Materials - Concrete and Masonry Products
FABCON - Precast Concrete Products
Molin Concrete - Precast Concrete Floor/Wall/Roof Panels
Portland Cement Association - Portland Cement Info
PCI-IW - Precast Prestressed Producers of Illinois and Wisconsin
Spancrete (Mid-States Concrete Products)
The Brick Industry Association
The International Masonry Institute
The Masonry Society
Martin Marietta
Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association
worldofmasonry.com (Concrete and Masonry Troubleshooting)

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Miscellaneous

Ask Jeeves (Allows you to pose your query in plain English)
B4UBuild
Better Business Bureau
Construction Specifications Institute
Home Planners OnLine (Home Books and Blueprints)
Lindal Cedar Homes  
The McGraw Hill Construction
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers (Provides links to manufacturers products)
Wisconsin Department of Commerce
Xcel Energy (Energy)

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Professional Groups

AIA (American Institute of Architects)
AIA Minnesota
AIA Wisconsin
American Society of Civil Engineers
NCARB's Intern Development Program
The Construction Specifications Institute

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Products

Air Vent Inc. Moen (Moen faucets)
Bilco Access Doors Steve's Blinds & Wallpaper (Discount wallpaper & blinds)
Delta Faucet (Delta faucets) Radiantec (Radiant under floor heating)
Dow Building Solutions S & S Mills Inc. (Factory direct carpet)
Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS) (DRYVIT) sears.com (Appliances)
Georgia-Pacific - Engineered Lumber & Building Products Stairways Inc (Spiral stairs)
Home Time (Past Shows, Products, Bookstore) Steelox (Steel Roof & Wall Products)
Hughes Brothers (Plastic Rebar) Steelway Custom Cellar Doors
Johns Manville (Asphalt Shingles) The Iron Shop (Spiral stairs)

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Software

Journey Ed Software
Studica
CADCampus

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Windows

Adams Rite Manufacturing Company
Akron Hardware
Andersen Windows
Ceco Door Products
DON-JO Manufacturing, Inc.
H Window
Jeld-Wen
LaForce, Inc. - Hardware
Marvin Windows (Wood & Vinyl Windows)
Schlage
Steelcraft
Wausau Metals (Metal Commercial Windows)
Weathershield

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Wood Structural

APA Wood (Plywood and Engineered Wood Products)
Canadian Wood Council
DGI Solid Timber Products

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Design

architekturphoto
The ArcSpace
The Whole Building Design Guide
The Not So Big House
Fire Departments

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